CW – Medal of Honor – NY State (I – Q)

New York State

CIVIL WAR

MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS


 



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IRLAM, JOSEPH

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1840, England. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

Citation: Stationed at the wheel on board the U.S.S. Brooklyn during action against rebel forts and gunboats and with the ram Tennessee in Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. When heavy enemy fire struck down several men at their guns and replacements were not available, Irlam voluntarily released 2 men who were stationed with him and carried on at the wheel with the assistance of only one of the crew throughout the furious battle.

IRSCH, FRANCIS

Rank and organization: Captain, Company D, 45th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pa., July 1, 1863. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: ——. Read the complete entry.

IRVING, JOHN

Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 1839, East Brooklyn, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

IRVING, THOMAS

Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 1842, England. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 32; April 16, 1864. Read the complete entry.

IRWIN, NICHOLAS

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1833, Denmark. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.


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JACOBSON, EUGENE P.

Rank and organization: Sergeant Major, 74th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Chancellorsville, Va., May 2, 1863. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: ——. Date of issue: March 29, 1865. Read the complete entry.

JAMIESON, WALTER

Rank and organization: 1st Sergeant, Company B, 139th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., July 30, 1864; At Fort Harrison, Va., September 29, 1864. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: France. Date of issue: April 5, 1898. Read the complete entry.

JOHNDRO, FRANKLIN

Rank and organization: Private, Company A, 118th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Chapin’s Farm, Va., September 30, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: High gate Falls, Vt. Read the complete entry.

JOHNSON, FOLLETT

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company H, 60th New York Infantry. Place and date: At New Hope Church, Ga., May 27, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: St. Lawrence, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

JOHNSON, HENRY

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1824, Norway. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 82; February 23, 1867. Read the complete entry.

JONES, ANDREW

Rank and organization: Chief Boatswain’s Mate, U.S. Navy. Born: 1835, Ireland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

Citation: Served as chief boatswain’s mate on board the U.S. Ironclad, Chickasaw, Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. Although his enlistment was up, Jones volunteered for the battle of Mobile Bay, going on board the Chickasaw from the Vincennes where he then carried out his duties gallantly throughout the engagement with the enemy which resulted in the capture of the rebel ram Tennessee.

JONES, JOHN E.

Rank and organization: Quartermaster, U.S. Navy. Born: 1834, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

JONES, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company A, 73d New York Infantry. Place and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., May 12, 1864. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.

JORDAN, ROBERT

Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 1826, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 17; July 10, 1863. Read the complete entry.

JUDGE, FRANCIS W.

Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company K, 79th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Fort Sanders, Knoxville, Tenn., November 29, 1863. Entered service at: ——. Birth: England. Read the complete entry.


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KANE, JOHN

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company K, 100th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., April 2, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.

KAPPESSER, PETER

Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 149th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Lookout Mountain, Tenn., November 24, 1863. Entered service at: Syracuse, N.Y. Birth: Germany. Read the complete entry.

KAUSS (KAUTZ), AUGUST

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company H, 15th New York Heavy Artillery. Place and date: At Five Forks, Va., April 1, 1865. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: Germany. Read the complete entry.

KEELE, JOSEPH

Rank and organization: Sergeant Major, 182nd New York Infantry. Place and date: At North Anna River, Va., May 23, 1864. Entered service at: Staten Island, N.Y. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.

KEENE, JOSEPH

Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 26th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862. Entered service at: ——. Birth: England. Read the complete entry.

KELLY, DANIEL

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company G, 8th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Waynesboro, Va., March 2, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Groveland, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

KELLY, THOMAS

Rank and organization: Private, Company A, 6th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Front Royal, Va., August 16, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.

KENYON, CHARLES

Rank and organization: Fireman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1840, New York. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 11; April 3, 1863. Read the complete entry.

KENYON, JOHN S.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company D, 3nd New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Trenton, N.C., May 15, 1862. Entered service at: Schenevus, N.Y. Born: May 5, 1843, Grosvenors, Schoharie County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

KENYON, SAMUEL P.

Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 24th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Sailors Creeks, Va., April 6, 1865. Entered service at: Oriskany Falls, N.Y. Birth: Ira, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

KIGGINS, JOHN

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company D, 149th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Lookout Mountain, Tenn., November 24, 1863. Entered service at: Syracuse, N.Y. Birth: Syracuse, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

KING, HORATIO C.

Rank and organization: Major and Quartermaster, U.S. Volunteers. Place and date: Near Dinwiddie Courthouse, Va., March 31, 1865. Entered service at: Brooklyn, N.Y. Born: December 22, 1837, Portland, Maine. Read the complete entry.

KING, ROBERT H.

Rank and organization: Landsman, U.S. Navy. Place: Plymouth, N.C. Born: 1845, New York. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

KING, RUFUS Jr.

Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, 4th U.S. Artillery. Place and date: At White Oak Swamp Bridge, Va., June 30, 1862. Entered service at: New York. Birth: New York. Read the complete entry.

KINNAIRD, SAMUEL W.

Rank and organization: Landsman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1843, New York, N.Y. , Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

KLINE, HARRY

Rank and organization: Private, Company E, 40th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., April 6, 1865. Entered service at: Syracuse, N.Y. Birth: Germany. Read the complete entry.

KIRBY, DENNIS T.

Rank and organization: Major, 8th Missouri Infantry. Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., May 22, 1863. Entered service at: St. Louis, Mo. Born: September 14, 1838, Niagara, County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

KNOX, EDWARD M.

Rank and organization: Second Lieutenant, 15th New York Battery. Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: New York, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

KUDER, ANDREW

Rank and organization: Second Lieutenant, Company G, 8th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Waynesboro, Va., March 2, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Groveland, N.Y. Read the complete entry.


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LADD, GEORGE

Rank and organization: Private, Company H, 22nd New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Waynesboro, Va., March 2, 1865. Entered service at: Carmillus, Onondaga County, N.Y. Birth: Carmillus, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

LAFFERTY, JOHN

Rank and organization: Fireman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1842, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: Pennsylvania. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

LAING, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company F, 158th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Chapin’s Farm, Va., September 29, 1864. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: Hempstead, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

LANGBEIN, J. C. JULIUS

Rank and organization: Musician, Company B, 9th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Camden, N.C., April 19, 1862. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Born: 29 September 1846, Germany. Read the complete entry.

LANN, JOHN S.

Rank and organization: Landsman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1842 Rochester, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 59; June 22, 1865. Read the complete entry.

LEE, JAMES H.

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1840, New York. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

LESLIE, FRANK

Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 4th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Front Royal, Va., August 15, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: England. Read the complete entry.

LEVY, BENJAMIN

Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 1st New York Infantry. Place and date: At Glendale, Va., June 30, 1862. Entered service at: ——. Birth: New York, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

LIBAIRE, ADOLPHE

Rank and organization: Captain, Company E, 9th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Antietam, Md., September 17, 1862. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: ——. Read the complete entry.

LLOYD, JOHN W.

Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born. 1831, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

LONSWAY, JOSEPH

Rank and organization: Private, Company D, 20th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Murfree’s Station, Va., October 16, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Clayton, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

LORISH, ANDREW J.

Rank and organization: Commissary Sergeant, 19th New York Cavalry (1st New York Dragoons). Place and date: At Winchester, Va., September 19, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Born: 8 November 1832, Dansville, Steuben County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

LOVE, GEORGE M.

Rank and organization: Colonel, 116th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Cedar Creek, Va., October 19, 1864. Entered service at: New York. Birth: New York. Read the complete entry.

LUDGATE, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: Captain, Company G, 59th New York Veteran Infantry. Place and date: At Farmville, Va., April 7, 1865. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: England. Read the complete entry.

LUDWIG, CARL

Rank and organization: Private, 34th New York Battery. Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., June 18, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: France. Read the complete entry.

LUTES, FRANKLIN W.

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company D, 111th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., March 31, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Oneida County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

LUTY, GOTLIEB

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company A, 74th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Chancellorsville, Va., May 3, 1863. Entered service at: West Manchester, Pa. Birth: Allegheny County, Pa. Read the complete entry.

LYMAN, JOEL H.

Rank and organization: Quartermaster Sergeant, Company B, 9th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Winchester, Va., September 19, 1864. Entered service at: East Randolph, N.Y. Birth: Cattaraugus, N.Y. Read the complete entry.


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MACHON, JAMES

Rank and organization: Boy, U.S. Navy. Place and date: ——. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45, December 31, 1864. Birth: 1848 in England. Read the complete entry.

MACK, ALEXANDER

Rank and organization: Captain of the Top, U.S. Navy. Born: 1836, Holland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

MACKIE, JOHN F.

Rank and organization: Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: 1836, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 17; July 10, 1863. Read the complete entry.

MADDEN, MICHAEL

Rank and organization: Private, Company K, 42nd New York Infantry. Place and date: At Masons Island, Md., September 3, 1861. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Born: September 28, 1841, Ireland. Read the complete entry.

MADDEN, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: Coal Heaver, U.S. Navy. Born: 1843, England. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

MADISON, JAMES

Rank and organization. Sergeant, Company E, 8th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Waynesboro, Va., March 2, 1865. Entered service at: Fairport, N.Y. Birth: Niagara, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

MANDY, HARRY J.

Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company B, 4th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Front Royal, Va., August 15, 1864. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: England. Read the complete entry.

MANGAM, RICHARD C.

Rank and organization: Private, Company H, 148th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Hatchers Run, Va., April 2, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.

MARSH, ALBERT

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company B, 64th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., May 12, 1864. Entered service at: Randolph, N.Y. Birth: Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

MARTIN, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1839, Ireland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 11; April 3, 1863. Read the complete entry.

McCLELLAND, MATTHEW

Rank and organization: First Class Fireman, U.S. Navy. Place and date: ——. Birth: 1833 in Brooklyn, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

McENROE, PATRICK H.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company D, 6th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Winchester, Va., September 19, 1864. Entered service at: New York. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.

McFALL, DANIEL

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company E, 17th Michigan Infantry. Place and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., May 12, 1864. Entered service at: Ypsilanti, Mich. Born: 1836, Niagara County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

McGONNICLE, ANDREW J.

Rank and organization: Captain and Assistant Quartermaster, U.S. Volunteers. Place and date: ——-. Entered service at: ——-. Birth: New York, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

McGlNN, EDWARD

Rank and organization: Private, Company F, 54th Ohio Infantry. Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., May 22, 1863. Entered service at: ——. Birth: New York, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

McGONNlGLE, ANDREW J.

Rank and organization: Captain and Assistant Quartermaster, U.S. Volunteers. Place and date: At Cedar Creek. Va., October 19, 1864 Entered service at: Cumberland, Md. Birth: New York, N.Y. Date of issue: July 21, 1897. Read the complete entry.

McGOWAN, JOHN

Rank and organization: Quartermaster, U.S. Navy. Born: 1831, Ireland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 11; April 3, 1863. Read the complete entry.

MclNTOSH, JAMES

Rank and organization: Captain of the Top, U.S. Navy. Born: 1833, Canada. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

McKAY, CHARLES W.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company C, 154th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Dug Gap, Ga., May 8, 1864. Entered service at: Allegheny, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Birth: Mansfield, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

McKEE, GEORGE

Rank and organization: Color Sergeant, Company D, 89th New York Infantry. Place and date: ——–. Entered service at: ——-. Birth: Born in Ireland. Read the complete entry.

McKNIGHT, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 1840 Ulster County, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 11; April 3, 1863. Read the complete entry.

*McVEANE, JOHN P.

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company D, 49th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Fredericksburg Heights, Va., May 4, 1863. Entered service at: Buffalo, N.Y. Birth: Canada. Read the complete entry.

MEACH, GEORGE E.

Rank and organization: Farrier, Company I, 6th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Winchester, Va., September 19, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: New York. Read the complete entry.

MEAGHER, THOMAS

Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company G, 158th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Chapin’s Farm, Va., September 29, 1864. Entered service at: Brooklyn N.Y. Birth: Scotland. Date of issue: April 6, 1865. Read the complete entry.

MERRILL, GEORGE

Rank and organization: Private, Company I, 142d New York Infantry. Place and date: At Fort Fisher, N.C., January 15, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Queensberry, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

MEYER, HENRY C.

Rank and organization: Captain, Company D, 24th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., June 17, 1864. Entered service at: Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. Birth: Hamburg, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

MILES, NELSON A.

Rank and organization: Colonel, 61st New York Infantry. Place and date: ——. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Westminster, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

MILLER, FRANK

Rank and organization: Private, Company M, 2nd New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., April 6, 1865. Entered service at: Jamaica, N.Y. Birth: New York. Read the complete entry.

MILLER, JOHN

Rank and organization: Private, Company H, 8th New York Cavalry Place and date: At Waynesboro, Va., March 2, 1865. Entered service at. Rochester, N.Y. Birth: Germany. Read the complete entry.

MILLIKEN, DANIEL

Rank and organization: Quarter Gunner, U.S. Navy. Born: 1838 Maine. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 59; June 22, 1865. Read the complete entry.

MILLS, CHARLES

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1843, Upster, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 59; June 22, 1865. Read the complete entry.

MILLS, FRANK W.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company C, 1st New York Mounted Rifles Place and date: At Sandy Cross Roads, N.C., September 4, 1862. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Middletown, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

MOFFITT, JOHN H.

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company C, 16th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Gaines Mill, Va., June 27, 1862. Entered service at: Plattsburg, N.Y. Born. January 8, 1843, Chazy, Clinton County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

MOORE, CHARLES

Rank and organization: Landsman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1839, Ireland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 32; April 16, 1864. Read the complete entry.

MORGAN, JAMES H.

Rank and organization: Captain of the Top, U.S. Navy. Born: 1840, New York. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

MORRIS, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company C, 1st New York (Lincoln) Cavalry. Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., April 6, 1865. Entered service at: Philadelphia, Pa. Birth: Philadelphia, Pa. Read the complete entry.

MORRISON, JOHN G.

Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Entered service at: Lansingburg, N.Y. Born: November 3, 1842, Ireland G.O. No.: 59; June 22, 1865. Read the complete entry.

MORSE, CHARLES E.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company I, 62nd New York Infantry. Place and date: —-. Entered service at: —–. Birth: Born in France. Read the complete entry.

MURPHY, CHARLES J.

Rank and organization: First Lieutenant and Quartermaster, 38th New York Infantry. Place and date: —–. Entered service at: —-. Birth: Born in England. Read the complete entry.

MURPHY, JAMES T.

Rank and organization: Private, Company L, 1st Connecticut Artillery. Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., March 25, 1865. Entered service at: New Haven, Conn. Birth: Canada. Read the complete entry.

MURPHY, MICHAEL C.

Rank and organization: Lieutenant Colonel, 170th New York Infantry. Place and date: At North Anna River, Va., May 24, 1864. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.

MURPHY, PATRICK

Rank and organization: Boatswain’s Mate, U.S. Navy. Born: 1823, Ireland. Accredited to: New York. Read the complete entry.

MURPHY, THOMAS

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company K, 158th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Chapin’s Farm, Va., September 30, 1864. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: New York, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

MURPHY, THOMAS J.

Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company G, 146th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Five Forks, Va., April 1, 1865. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.


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NAYLOR, DAVID

Rank and organization: Landsman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1843, Thompsonville, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

NEAHR, ZACHARIAH C.

Rank and organization: Private, Company K, 142d New York Infantry. Place and date: At Fort Fisher, N.C., January 16, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Canajoharie, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

NEWMAN, WILLIAM H.

Rank and organization: Lieutenant, Company B, 86th New York Infantry. Place and date: Near Amelia Springs, Va., April 6, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Orange County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

NIBBE, JOHN H.

Rank and organization: Quartermaster, U.S. Navy. Born: 1842, Germany. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 59; June 22, 1865. Read the complete entry.

NICHOLS, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: Quartermaster, U.S. Navy. Born: 1837, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

NIVEN, ROBERT

Rank and organization: Second Lieutenant, Company H, 8th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Waynesboro, Va., March 2, 1865. Entered service at: Rochester, N.Y. Born: December 18, 1833, Harlem, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

NORTON, JOHN R.

Rank and organization: Lieutenant, Company M, 1st New York (Lincoln) Cavalry. Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., April 6, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Ontario County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

NORTON, LLEWELLYN P.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company L, 10th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., April 6, 1865. Entered service at: Cortland County, N.Y. Birth: Scott, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

NUTTING, LEE

Rank and organization: Captain, Company C., 61st New York Infantry. Place and date: At Todds Tavern, Va., May 8, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Orange County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.


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O’BEIRNE, JAMES R.

Rank and organization: Captain, Company C, 37th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Fair Oaks, Va., May 31 and June 1, 1862. Entered service at: New York. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.

O’BRIEN, PETER

Rank and organization: Private, Company A, 1st New York (Lincoln) Cavalry. Place and date: At Waynesboro, Va., March 2, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.

O’CONNELL, THOMAS

Rank and organization: Coal Heaver, U.S. Navy. Born: 1842, Ireland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

O’DONOGHUE, TIMOTHY

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy, Born: 1841, Rochester N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

OLIVER, PAUL A.

Rank and organization: Captain, Company D. 12th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Resaca, Ga. May 15, 1864 Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Born: July 18, 1831, at sea in the English Channel aboard American flagship. Read the complete entry.

ORR, CHARLES A.

Rank and organization: Private, Company G, 187th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Hatchers Run, Va., October 27, 1864. Entered service at: Bennington, N.Y. Birth: Holland, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

OVIATT, MILES M.

Rank and organization: Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: 1841, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.


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PACKARD, LORON F.

Rank and organization: Private, Company E, 5th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Raccoon Ford, Va., November 27, 1863. Entered service at. Cuba, N.Y. Birth. Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

PARKS, GEORGE

Rank and organization: Captain of the Forecastle, U.S. Navy. Born: 1823, Schenectady, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

PARKS, HENRY JEREMIAH

Rank and organization: Private, Company A, 9th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Cedar Creek, Va., October 19, 1864. Entered service at: Orangeville, N.Y. Born: February 24, 1848, Orangeville, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

PATTERSON, JOHN H.

Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, 11th U.S. Infantry. Place and date: At Wilderness, Va., May 5, 1864. Entered service at: New York. Birth: New York. Read the complete entry.

PAYNE, IRVIN C.

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company M, 2nd New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., April 6, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Wayne County, Pa. Read the complete entry.

PEASE, JOACHIM

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: Long Island, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

PERRY, THOMAS

Rank and organization: Boatswain’s Mate, U.S. Navy. Born: 1836 New York. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

PETERSON, ALFRED

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1838, Sweden. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 11; April 3, 1863. Read the complete entry.

PHINNEY, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: Boatswain’s Mate, U.S. Navy. Born: 1824, Norway. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

PITMAN, GEORGE J.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company C, 1st New York (Lincoln) Cavalry. Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., April 6, 1865. Entered service at: Philadelphia, Pa. Birth: Recklestown N.J. Read the complete entry.

PLIMLEY, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, Company F, 120th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Hatchers Run, Va., April 2, 1865. Entered service at: Catskill, N.Y. Birth. Catskill, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

PORTER, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company H, 1st New Jersey Cavalry. Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., April 6, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: New York, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

POST, PHILIP SIDNEY

Rank and organization: Colonel, 59th Illinois Infantry. Place and date: At Nashville, Tenn., December 15-16, 1864. Entered service at: Galesburg, Ill. Born: March 19, 1833; Florida, Orange County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

POTTER, NORMAN F.

Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company E, 149th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Lookout Mountain, Tenn., November 24, 1863. Entered service at: Pompey, N.Y. Birth: Pompey, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

PRESTON, NOBLE D.

Rank and organization: First Lieutenant and Commissary, 10th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Trevilian Station, Va., June 11, 1864. Entered service at: Fulton, N.Y. Birth: ——.Read the complete entry.

PRICE, EDWARD

Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 1840, New York. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

PROVINCE, GEORGE

Rank and organization: Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1842, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 59; June 22, 1865. Citation: On board the U.S.S. Santiago de Cuba during the assault on Fort Fisher on January 15, 1865. As one of a boat crew detailed to one of the generals on shore, Province bravely entered the fort in the assault and accompanied his party in carrying dispatches at the height of the battle. He was 1 of 6 men who entered the fort in the assault from the fleet.

PUTNAM, EDGAR P.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company D, 9th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Crumps Creek, Va., May 27, 1864. Entered service at: Stockton, N.Y. Birth: Stockton, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

PYNE, GEORGE

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1841, England. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 59; June 22, 1865. Read the complete entry.


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QUINLAN, JAMES

Rank and organization: Major, 88th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Savage Station, Va., June 29, 1862. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Born: September 13, 1833, Ireland. Read the complete entry.




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